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Diaries and journals of literary women from Fanny Burney to Virginia Woolf

by Judy Simons

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Published by Macmillan in Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • English diaries -- Women authors -- History and criticism.,
    • Women authors, English -- Biography -- History and criticism.,
    • Women authors -- Biography -- History and criticism.,
    • Women and literature -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 213-214) and index.

      StatementJudy Simons.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR908 .S56 1990b
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 218 p. ;
      Number of Pages218
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1774235M
      ISBN 100333456076, 0333523415
      LC Control Number92128332

        Diaries. No genre is more misunderstood, more open to confusion and misinformation. That strange hybrid of recording and reflecting, confession and self-reflection, no genre is more forced to justify itself, Alexandra Johnson writes in her book A Brief History of Diaries: From Pepys to Blogs/5. 2 Barbara Lounsberry’s historical approach of the diaries helps her laying bare Woolf’s development as a diarist to see how she became a writer, how, namely, Virginia Stephen turned into Virginia Woolf. Contrary to long-standing views, she argues that Woolf articulated her idiosyncratic aesthetic when she was still seventeen and that, rather than breaking into two parts (Woolf’s Author: Adèle Cassigneul.

        1 Early Diary Influences Virginia Woolf's Diary Sir Walter Scott's "Gurnal" Fanny Burney's Diary Samuel Pepys's Diary William Johnson Cory's Journals Virginia Woolf's Diary Concluded 2 The Experimenter Virginia Woolf s Warboys Diary 3 Choosing the Outsider Role Virginia Woolf's Diary 55Brand: University Press of Florida. Diaries and Journals of Literary Women from Fanny Burney to Virginia Woolf By Judy Simons. Shakespearean Constitutions: Politics, Theatre, Criticism – By Jonathan Bate.

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Judy Simons. Pages This highly original book investigates the part played by their personal writings in the lives of eight literary women.

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Simons J. () The Fear of Discovery: The Journals of Fanny Burney. In: Diaries and Journals of Literary Women from Fanny Burney to Virginia Woolf. Palgrave Macmillan, LondonAuthor: Judy Simons.

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In: Diaries and Journals of Literary Women from Fanny Burney to Virginia Woolf. Palgrave Macmillan, LondonAuthor: Judy Simons. Diaries and journals of literary women from Fanny Burney to Virginia Woolf. Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire: Macmillan, (OCoLC) Material Type: Biography, Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Judy Simons.

Simons, Judy, Diaries and Journals of Literary Women from Fanny Burney to Virginia Woolf (Basingstoke, ), 7; see also Bunkers, Suzanne L. and Huff, Cynthia A., eds., Inscribing the Daily: Critical Essays on Women's Diaries (Amherst, ).

Sinor, The Extraordinary Work of Ordinary Writing, Cited by: 3. Diaries and journals of literary women from Fanny Burney to Virginia Woolf (Book, ) [] Get this from a library.

Diaries and journals of literary women from Fanny Burney to Virginia Woolf. Diaries and journals of literary women from Fanny Burney to Virginia Woolf. [Judy Simons] -- This highly original book investigates the part played by their personal writings in the lives of eight literary women.

Can private journals provide information about their authors' public works. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: VII, Seiten: Contents: Acknowledgements - Secret Exhibitionists: Women and their Diaries - The Fear of Discovery: The Journals of Fanny Burney - Self and Shadow: The Journal of Dorothy Wordsworth - Dark Imagery: The Journal of Mary Shelley - Behind the Scenes: The Early Diary.

The most notable English diary of the late 18th century was that of the novelist Fanny Burney (Madame d’Arblay); it was published in – James Boswell’s Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides (), a genuine diary though somewhat expanded, was one of the first to be published in its author’s lifetime.

Becoming Virginia Woolf book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. “Explores the history of Woolf's diaries, not only to reveal /5(5).

VIRGINIA WOOLF (–) was one of the major literary figures of the twentieth century. An admired literary critic, she authored many essays, letters, journals, and short stories in addition to her groundbreaking novels/5(9).

Starting with fourteen-year-old Woolf’s first palm-sized leather diary, Becoming Virginia Woolf illuminates how her private and public writing was shaped by the diaries of other writers including Samuel Pepys, James Boswell, the French Goncourt brothers, Mary Coleridge, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and Woolf’s “diary parents”—Sir Walter Scott and Fanny Burney.

These key literary Cited by: 4. Drawing on feminist theory, literary history, biography, and personal anecdotes, she argues that the diary is an especially subversive space for women writers.

Podnieks details how Virginia Woolf, Antonia White, Elizabeth Smart, and Anaïs Nin wrote their diaries under the pretence that they were private, while always intending them to be.

The Story of Fanny Burney: Being an Introduction to the Diary & Letters of Madame d'Arblay by Muriel Masefield and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at In her journals and writing exercises, this novelist “comes to us with all the brilliance, perceptiveness, and restraint we could wish” (Kirkus Reviews).

From toeven as she penned masterpiece upon masterpiece, Virginia Woolf kept a diary. She poured into it her thoughts, feelings, concerns, objections, interests, and disappointments—resulting in twenty-six volumes that give /5(3).

A few books have addressed Woolf's diary in the larger context of diaries in general (Thomas Mallon's A Book of One's Own [], Harriet Blodgett's Centuries of Female Days [], Judy Simons's Diaries and Journals of Literary Women from Fanny Burney to Virginia Woolf [], Elizabeth Podnieks's Daily Modernism: The Literary Diaries of Virginia Woolf, Antonia White.